The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/681: Tonbridge Enumeration District No 4; Sub-District: Tonbridge; Enumerator: Thomas Henry Day
Boundary Being that part of the Town bounded on the East by a line drawn from the Lower Bridge to Brook Street Lane
Contents All the houses between the Lower Bridge and Brook Street Lane including Lambert's Yard, Cottages in Barden and Danver's Roads right and left, including Barden House, Barden Lodge and Cottages. All the houses in Albert Road, Priory Terrace, Salford Terrace, Prospect Row, Waterloo Road right and left, Meadow Lawn to Brook Street Lane including Brook House and Batchelors Cottages, and also Snelling and Goodhart's Row and Wingate's Yard.
The whole in the South Western (or Tonbridge) Parliamentary Division of Kent
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

3516, Albert RoadHenry Osborne, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: railway clerk
    Annie A Osborne, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Pegwell Bay, Isle Of Thanet, Kent
    Henry C Osborne, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: assistant schoolmaster
    Charles L Osborne, M, Son, age 15, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: telegraph clerk
    Albert V Osborne, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frances A Price, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Brecon, Wales; occupation: assistant schoolmistress
    Mary Goulds, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

3514, Albert RoadWilliam Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 61, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: living on own means
    Elizabeth Cheesman, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Hadlow, Kent
    Emily Cheesman, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Hadlow, Kent

3512, Albert RoadJames S Scales, M, Head, married, age 44, born Eye, Suffolk; occupation: iron moulder
    Sarah Scales, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Eye, Suffolk
    Helen F Scales, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Eye, Suffolk
    Clifford M Scales, M, Son, single, age 15, born Lambeth, London; occupation: iron moulder's apprentice
    Sidney M Scales, M, Son, age 12, born Mile End, London; occupation: scholar
    James H Scales, M, Son, age 8, born Mile End, London; occupation: scholar
    Walter B Scales, M, Son, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

356, Albert RoadGeorge Archer, M, Head, married, age 25, born Birkenhead, Cheshire; occupation: nursery man
    Marion Archer, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Ide Hill, Kent

354, Albert RoadThomas Clarke, M, Head, married, age 44, born Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire; occupation: elementary school teacher
    Harriet Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Cambridge, Cambridgeshire; occupation: keeps house
    Thomas J Clarke, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Harriet E Clarke, F, Daughter, age 9, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar

352, Albert RoadCharles Hubble, M, Head, married, age 47, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: decorator
    Jane Hubble, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Ightham, Kent
    Helena Hubble, F, Daughter, age 21, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Ernest Hubble, M, Son, age 17, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: clerk
    Florence E Hubble, F, Daughter, age 14, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William G Laurence, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: clerk
    Charles W George, M, Boarder, single, age 40, born Stoke Newington, Middlesex; occupation: baker

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